3Turkey is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea, the Aegean Sea, the Sea of Marmara and the Black Sea.
4Ankara is the capital and the major cities are Istanbul, Izmir, Bursa, Adana.
5We are in Istanbul: Istanbul is the capital city of the province and it is the main industrial and cultural center of Turkey.
6Monuments in IstanbulThis is the Topkapi Palace: in the past it was the residence of the Ottoman Sultans, now it is the most important museum of Turkey which contains a rich collection of precious objects.
7Hagia SophiaThis is the Hagia Sophia: it’s the most important and famous monument in Istanbul. Before it was a church, later it was a mosque and now it is a museum.
8The Blue MosqueYou can see the Blue Mosque: it is an important place of worship and it is so called because there are turquoise ceramic tiles on the walls and the dome.
9Grand Bazaar of Istanbul This is the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, one of the oldest in the world. It’s a covered market and you can find spices, textiles and sweets.
10Typical food and drinks Apple teaBulghurKebabBaklavaDolmaYoghurt soup
11Turkey is a land full of sounds, colours and traditions. Class 5^ A